Author Archive | Melissa R

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Miscarriage: The Fear of Every Pregnant Woman

My miscarriage is probably no different from yours… My baby was here, growing, making plans, and then – just like that, my baby was gone.  That morning, I went into the ultrasound appointment excited to see a heartbeat. I walked in smiling, proud to be pregnant, and ready to see my little blob on the […]

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Daddy Has Cancer: How We Told Our Toddler

When I was five months pregnant with our twins, an emergency room doctor walked in the room and told my husband that she believed the lump he had was malignant. He was 32 years old. I looked at her and said, “wait…are we talking about cancer?” She nodded yes. His cancer, testicular cancer, was in […]

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